Idiom 'you have made your bed and you must lie in it'
Dear Amy, Thank you so much for correcting my answers. Some of the sentences you mentioned were exactly what I was wondering...Here are my answers. Please have a look.
PS: I like your name too. I thought people in English speaking countries named after the sound or pronunciation. Yes, we also have the name book and it also refers the number of the lines in Kanji character. Some people think the number of the lines matters fortune or luck. Please take care Amy.
1*I asked friends how you think if my name were 'Yummy'.
`think` should be replaced by `thought'.
2*I did not want to have the potato's name for myself!!!!!!!!
'the potato's name' should be replaced by 'the name of the potato'. Otherwise I'd better change 'for myself' but I have no idea about preposition.
3*Have a nice day for everyone!:)
I should avoid 'for'.
4*When I was 12 years
I should say '12 years old'.
5*We learn much of grammar, reading and writing skills
I should say 'much more about grammer, reading and writing skills'.
6*Though I learnt alphabet in elementary school
'I should say 'however' instead of ' though'.
7*I am very impressed to the comment from Yosuke san, who is the teacher in Junior high. (2 mistakes)
'the teacher' should be replaced by 'a teacher', 'Junior high' should be 'a junior high'.
8*Usually I check some English websites, listen to English songs, sing them in Karaoke(:P), and writing Emails to my friends.
I should say 'write'! sorry, it was 'careless-mistake';
9*How do you use BBC website to learn English?
I have no idea about this sentence. Should I use different verb?
Last thing, I would like to write about the verb 'lay', which Amy mentioned yesterday.
Have you heard of the song 'Irreplaceable'? In the last part of this song, there is a sentence as follows :
'you can pack all your stuff we finished
cause you made your bed now lay in it'
I though the last sentence would be idiom and looked it up in the dictionary. It said 'you've made your bed and you must lie in it'. Is this the difference you mentioned between UK and US?
Thank you for the comments everyone. I will reply you soon.
Good night and have a nice day!
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